September 2012 Archive

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Crime at the US-Mexico border goes corporate
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) - When a regional manager for the Mexican Gulf cartel moved his operation to a more lucrative territory on the border, he took along not only his ...
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Univision To Air Fast and Furious Special
  In July and August I worked on a post for Big Government about the human aspect of Operation Fast & Furious, the government gun walking operation that put guns into ...
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Mexican Navy Takes Down Organized Crime’s Communication Network
Mexico’s navy said it dismantled a radio communications network used by organized crime to report the movements of the armed forces and police. [caption id="attachment_66175" align="alignright" width="300"] Mexican Navy Takes Down ...
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Border Patrol officer kills woman who dragged him with her car
A U.S. Border Patrol agent fatally shot a woman through the windshield of her car Friday afternoon after he was dragged several hundred feet down a residential street in the ...
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Former Zetas Leader El Taliban-Z-50 Arrested
A former top member of the Los Zetas has been apprehended in northern Mexico. Ivan "El Taliban" Velazquez Caballero (also known as Z-50) was arrested in San Luis Potosi Wednesday, September ...
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San Diego Border Patrol snags $300k in cocaine and meth
Border Patrol agents working at the Pine Valley checkpoint east of San Diego intercepted two smuggling attempts that resulted in the seizure of nearly $300,000 of cocaine and methamphetamine. Yesterday, Border ...
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18 Zetas Arrested Near U.S.-Mexico Border
MEXICO - The Mexican military arrested 18 Zetas cartel members in the Nuevo Leon town of Paras, near the U.S.-Mexico border. Officials said an anonymous call led them to the men. ...
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37 Mexican cops busted for links to drug cartel
The Mexican government confirmed that on Monday 37 police officers were arrested in eastern Mexico for allegedly cooperating and working with the deadly and powerful Los Zetas drug cartel, according ...
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Officials Confiscate Heroin in Brownsville
BROWNSVILLE - A Mexican man was arrested after he tried to smuggle more than 2 pounds of heroin into the United States, officials said. The arrest happened Friday at the Brownsville ...
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With auto theft heavy at border, DPS touts sticker program
The crime began as an auto theft, but ended with a teen shot in the arm several days ago, causing a stir at the international bridge in Pharr. [caption id="attachment_65969" align="alignright" ...

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